Executable Crashes With APPCRASH Error OR "Exception EXMLDocError in Module DBconfig.exe at 001B513A. FileName Cannot Be Blank" (Doc ID 1450566.1)

Last updated on MARCH 30, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 14-Oct-2013***

Symptoms

1.  When attempting to launch an executable (for example DBconfig.exe), the following error occurs.

 ERROR

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<Name of Utility> has stopped working

Problem Event Name: APPCRASH

Application Name: <name of utility>.exe

<Name of Utility> represents the utility being launched.

 

2.  When attempting to launch P6 Professional (PM.exe), the following error occurs.

ERROR
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"Exception EXMLDocError in module dbconfig.exe at 001B513A. FileName cannot be blank."

Cause

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